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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)?

The company in question is, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) currently with a stock price of 74.93 (0.75% today). The market cap for Tyson Foods, Inc. is 27041.59, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Meat Products industry. The target price for Tyson Foods, Inc. is 82.2. Currently Tyson Foods, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.02, and a forward P/E of 15.34. Average volume for Tyson Foods, Inc. is 3297.52 and so far today it is 1366948.

Performance in the last year for Tyson Foods, Inc. has been 75.23%. For EPS growth, Tyson Foods, Inc. has seen a growth of 24.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.56%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 7.50% over the last five years and could be 18.20% for the next five years. Tyson Foods, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -6.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 50.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.36%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 22.48%.

Since the IPO date for Tyson Foods, Inc. on the 7/9/1986, Tyson Foods, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 40.11%. With Tyson Foods, Inc. trading at 74.93, the dividend yield is 0.81%, and the EPS is 4.13.

So could Tyson Foods, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.02. The PEG is 0.99, P/S is 0.71 and the P/B is at 2.9. The P/cash is 137.27, with P/free cash flow at 14.7.

Tyson Foods, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.62, and total debt/equity at 0.63.

In terms of margins, Tyson Foods, Inc. has a gross margin of 12.00%, an operating margin of 7.30% and a profit margin of 4.30%.Payout ratio for Tyson Foods, Inc. is 14.30%. Return on assets come to 7.20% with return on investment coming to 9.00%.

Insider ownership for Tyson Foods, Inc., is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 96.20%. Outstanding shares are at 363.56. While shares float is 290.67. The float short is currently 4.16%, and short ratio is 3.67.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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